Doughnut Peaches

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Peaches come in a few different varieties and one of my favorites is the doughnut peach (but really I like all kinds). It doesn’t taste like a donut but is flat and circular like one TASTE – I think they taste slightly sweeter than other peaches with very soft flesh and skin […]

Summer Fruit🍓

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Today were going to talk about my absolute favorite summer fruit…. STRAWBERRIES! Can you believe I haven’t done one of these for strawberries yet🤯 And there’s nothing quite like a fresh, local summer strawberry👌🏼 NOT TOO SWEET – strawberries actually don’t have that much sugar in them compared to other fruits. One […]

Mint

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday MINT! We have mint and chocolate mint growing in our garden (and doesn’t it look beautiful)!! Its super refreshing and great for summer, can’t wait to make some recipes with it. First we gotta talk about the benefits😉 DIGESTION- Mint has been linked to aiding in digestion and has been a natural […]

Tahini!

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday If you haven’t noticed we love using tahini in everything!! Must be our middle eastern background😉 So I decided to look up what makes tahini so great (who know sesame seeds could make such a good seed butter) here are some of the benefits! MINERALS- Tahini is rich in many minerals like […]

Cantaloupe

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Its almost summer time and that means melon season! I love cantaloupe so I’m so happy it’s back in season! What’s your favorite summer fruit? 1. WATER – melons are full of water to help you stay hydrated during the hot summer months 2. BETA-CAROTENE – this melon is orange and thats […]

Chia Seeds

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Chia seeds. You might have seen these in juices or granola or pudding but do you actually know why people like to eat them? Here are some benefits of including chia seeds into your diet 1. Omega 3s – those important fatty acids they developed countries are struggling to get. Good thing […]

Okra

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Okra. I dont think I’ve ever actually tried fresh okra but am excited to soon! We bought okra chips from Trader Joes which were really good so I’m sure I’ll like them! FOLATE – Folate is so important for pregnancy and lactation. It prevents neural tube defects in babies and should be […]

Raspberries!

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Raspberries are one of my fav fruits (well actually all berries are pretty much my fav)! And they have a good amount of nutrition packed in too! ANTIOXIDANTS- Raspberries are FILLED with antioxidants!! They come from their color and other compounds within the berry MACULAR DEGENERATION: Because of their bioactive compounds berries […]

Elderberry

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Elderberries!! These are little berries that are powerful immune boosters!! And Wellness Mama makes it enjoyable to take with her elderberry syrup here! This is how we take it! FLU FIGHTER- Elderberries contain many compounds that help fight bacteria and viruses that attack your immune system. One study showed that elderberry consumption […]

Parsley

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Parsley! Its the best herb ever!! Not just a garnish either. I have been raised on parsley being Lebanese. We use it in tabouli, falafel and more! I love the flavor its one of my favorites!! Try it in our falafel recipe here Vitamin K- Parsley is one of the highest in […]